NOAA Soliciting Public Comments on Lake Michigan National Marine Sanctuary

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is accepting public comments on a proposal to establish a 1,075-square-foot marine sanctuary in Lake Michigan. The purpose of the action is to ensure protection for a significant collection of historic shipwrecks and … Continue Reading

FedFeed 1/26/17: NMFS Regulation Allows Taking of Mammals in Russian River

NMFS Regulation Allows Incidental Takings of Mammals During Russian River Estuary Management Activities   The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), a part of the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), is proposing to allow the incidental taking of mammals during Russian … Continue Reading

FedFeed 1/20/17: NOAA Regulation Creates National Marine Sanctuary in Maryland

NOAA Regulation Creates National Marine Sanctuary in Maryland   The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is proposing to create a National Marine Sanctuary in Maryland’s Mallows Bay. The proposal would set aside Mallows Bay as a part of the … Continue Reading

FedFeed 12/16/2016 – NOAA Regulation Sets Hogfish Limits

NOAA Regulation Sets New Fishery Limits for Hogfish from North Carolina to the Florida Keys The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) within the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is proposing new catch limits for hogfish in the South Atlantic. There … Continue Reading

#FedFeed

#FedFeed – News you may have missed! – 9/2

This week’s FedFeed includes: 1) NOAA extends comment period on whether or not to add 5 Sawfish species to Endangered Species List.; 2) How best can we protect nuclear power plants from hurricanes and associated debris? NRC wants your comment!; … Continue Reading

#FedFeed

#FedFeed – News you may have missed! 5/13

This week’s #FedFeed includes: 1) Should HIPAA privacy be exempted for firearm background checks? HHS says yes.; 2) Are standards for international clinical studies adequate for human health products? FDA says no.; 3) Are tax requirements for charitable hospitals clear … Continue Reading

#FedFeed

#FedFeed – News you may have missed! 4/8

This week’s #FedFeed includes: (1) Should sperm whales in the Gulf of Mexico get special protection?; (2) What should the safety standards be for produce designed for human consumption?; (3) Should the TSA be allowed to use Advanced Imaging Technology … Continue Reading